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spoonerism - accidental transposition of sounds in successive words; Ex. ``Let me sew you to your sheet'' for ``Let me show you to your seat''; CF. William Spooner
economy - efficiency or conciseness in using something; thrifty management of resources
gouge - tear out; cut out (as if with a gouge); Ex. gouge his eyes out; N: chisel for cutting out hollow areas in wood
candor - frankness; open honesty; ADJ. candid
renege - break a promise; deny; go back on; Ex. renege on the contract/paying off the debt
hydrophobia - fear of water; rabies
willful - wilful; intentional; headstrong
lavish - liberal; wasteful; generous or wasteful in giving or using; abundant; profuse; great; Ex. decorated lavishly; V. give in abundance
categorical - without exceptions; made without any doubt in mind; unqualified; absolute
doddering - shaky; infirm from old age; V. dodder